byAlbert Czerwinski. Mit 34 in den text gedruckten abbildungen und 9 alten tanzmelodien.
In this vast history of dance, Czerwinski discusses the origins of dance with Greek and Roman examples and continues with a description of the dances in many countries including Spain, France, Germany, England, Scotland, Sweden, Holland, Poland, Japan and Turkey. Specific dances include the galliard, galop, menuet, quadrille, waltz, and tarantella. Although the scholarship is flawed by contemporary standards, the work is part of a large body of literature that influenced the writing of dance... Topics: Authors: A: Albert Czerwinski. Mit 34 in den text gedruckten abbildungen und 9 alten tanzmelodien.,...
Originally published in Leipzig in 1887 under the title Grammatik der tanzkunst, the book was translated into English and Russian. Zorn is well known for his innovative dance notation system that is utilized in this work. The system is important for its information on the step terminology of mid-nineteenth-century ballet. Through text and notation, the manual covers positions of the feet, preparatory exercises, arm movements, as well as describing many steps. Several quadrille figures are also... Topics: Authors: A: Alfonso Josephs Sheafe ..., Titles: G
An excellent manual for description of mid nineteenth-century social dances, Gawlikowski also discusses steps and figures for the mazurka, a dance performed in the manner of a quadrille in Europe's ballrooms. Description is also given for other popular ballroom dances including the waltz, polka, schottisch, polka-mazurka, and redowa. Gawlikowski provides 38 figures for a contillon-valse, (known elsewhere as the cotillon or German), and a popular group dance performed as a series of party games... Topics: Authors: G: Gawlikowski ..., Titles: G